These are 9 of the best holiday cottages in Portsmouth

Portsmouth offers a wide array of accommodation for visitors to the seaside city, including a variety of cottages

Wednesday, 8th July 2020, 3:03 pm
Updated Friday, 17th July 2020, 7:10 pm

If you’re looking to stay in a holiday cottage in Portsmouth, here are some of the most inviting to inspire you.

40 The Retreat

The Retreat, Southsea, Portsmouth

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Portsmouth offers a wide array of accommodation for visitors to the seaside city, including a variety of cottages (Photo: Shutterstock)

40 The Retreat is located in the Southsea area of Portsmouth, just a 10 minute walk from the sea. The modernised Victorian house boasts original features, such as fireplaces, stained glass, coving and ceiling detail.

The house is laid out over three floors with five bedrooms, which each have a double bed. The open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area leads onto the garden through sliding doors.

The property is available for a minimum of three nights and can house up to 10 guests, with a cost from £435 per night.

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Gunwharf Gate House

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

This three bedroom house boasts parking for two cars and a private south facing garden. The property is comfortable, modern, clean and bright, located in a quiet residential estate in Old Portsmouth.

The property has one bathroom, is available for three nights at a minimum and can house up to four guests.

Rates vary, but a four night stay in August can cost around £440.

Little Connaught House

98 Walmer Road Connaught House, Portsmouth, PO1 5AU

Little Connaught House boasts a garden and barbecue facilities, free wifi and city views.

The holiday home has two bedrooms, a flatscreen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and one bathroom with a bath.

The property, which is housed in a building dating back to the 19th century, is located 1.9 miles from Portsmouth Cathedral and 1.9 miles from Spitbank Fort.

One reviewer on Booking.com said, “Amazing property with everything that you could think of to make a stay easy. Convenient to all areas in Portsmouth. Parking great.”

Pretty Victorian Cottage

Highland Terrace, Portsmouth, PO4 9DE

This Victorian Cottage located in Portsmouth, is situated two and a half miles from Mary Rose Museum, and boasts a patio, garden, and free wifi.

The holiday home has a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge, a living room with a seating area and a dining area and a flatscreen TV, two bedrooms, and one bathroom with a shower and a bath.

The property can house up to four guests and although prices vary, a four-night stay in August can cost around £534.

Onslow Villa

Southsea, Portsmouth

Onslow Villa is located in the heart of Southsea, in a residential area which is close to both Southsea Common and the shops, bars and restaurants of Palmerston and Osborne road.

The maisonette has recently been refurbished, with a kitchen diner, living room, bathroom, laundry cupboard, and side porch located on the upper ground floor.

There are three bedrooms on the lower ground floor level and the small courtyard garden to the side of the property is a great sun trap in the afternoon.

Prices vary, but a four night stay in September can cost from £540. Sleeps six people with a three or four night minimum stay.

Victorian Cottage by the sea

Southsea area, Portsmouth

This self-contained Victorian cottage is located near the Southsea area, 15 minutes walk from the sea and 30 minutes from Fratton Railway Station.

The property has one double and one single room, but can also offer a travel cot or roll out mattress for a child, if required.

There is a living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar downstairs, with the bathroom, shower and the two bedrooms located upstairs.

Prices vary, but a four night stay in September can cost around £355. Maximum of three guests, with a minimum stay of two nights.

Accudo House Boutique Holiday Suites

St Ronans Road, Portsmouth, PO4 0PR

Located within 2.4 miles of Mary Rose Museum and 6.8 miles of Port Solent in Portsmouth, Accudo House Boutique Holiday Suites features accommodation with free wifi and flatscreen TV.

The property houses a maximum of four guests, and although prices vary, a four night stay in August can cost around £490.

St Augustine House

Saint Augustine Road 10, Portsmouth, PO4 9AD

St Augustine House is located close to the beach and offers free wifi, two bathrooms and a garden.

The property is located two miles from Mary Rose Museum, 3.7 miles from Port Solent and 1.6 miles from Portsmouth Cathedral.

Maximum of six guests. Prices vary, but a fourvnight stay in August can cost around £636.

Pretoria House

85 Pretoria Road, Portsmouth

Pretoria House, located in Southsea, boasts a garden and is situated in Portsmouth, 2.1 miles from Mary Rose Museum, 3.7 miles from Port Solent and 1.7 miles from Portsmouth Cathedral.

The property has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, and a four night stay in August can cost £596.